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TSP Weekly Wrap Ups

A wrap up of the week's TSP activity

  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    by , 08-30-2014 at 10:52 AM (TSP Talk Blog)
    It was a wild pre-holiday week for stocks but many indices managed to close near their highs for the week. The geopolitical environment remains tense keeping investors on edge, and we got a stronger than expected GDP report on Thursday that had some folks worried it might get the Fed to start tightening their monetary policy. But the buyers stepped up quickly and the S&P 500 ended the week above 2000 for the first time.

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  2. TSP Talk Weeklly Wrap Up

    by , 08-23-2014 at 12:09 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    It was a big week for the stock market as the indices continued their rally off of the early August lows. We've seen this kind of action before as once again the bulls took charge after the bears failed to take the market down to an elusive 10% correction.



    Here are the weekly, monthly, and annual TSP fund returns for the week ending August 22:


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  3. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    by , 08-16-2014 at 11:59 AM (TSP Talk Blog)

    After a couple of weeks of selling, stocks started to rebound from some extreme oversold conditions last week. The question now is whether we have seen the lows or if this is just a relief rally. Geopolitical events are still playing catalyst as solid gains on Friday quickly turned into losses when violence was sparked in the Ukraine.



    Here are the weekly, monthly, and annual TSP fund returns
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  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    by , 08-09-2014 at 12:00 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Bombing in Gaza. The Russians amassing troops at the Ukrainian border. U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq. The European economy rapidly slowing down. An Ebola outbreak. And U.S. stocks were up last week. It took a 186-points rally in the Dow on Friday to push the indices into positive territory, and that probably took many investors by surprise.

    The indices were very oversold and due for a bounce, and that is the setup market timers look for, while investors were just glad
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  5. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    by , 08-02-2014 at 12:19 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks had to endure a Fed policy statement and the July jobs report this past week and the result was 2% or more declines in the indices. Neither seemed to be the direct culprit of the selling, but rather the combination of geopolitical events and weakness in Europe seemed to finally take its toll on stocks.



    Here are the weekly, monthly, and annual TSP fund returns for the week ending August 1:
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